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FIDDLER ON THE ROOF @ PRINCESS THEATRE

Inset pic- Sigrid Thornton (centre) as Tevye’s wife Golde. Featured pic- Anthony Warlow as Tevye the Milkman . Production photography by Nicole Tyers.,

The early to mid-1960s was a big time for musicals. West Side Story, Bye Bye Birdie, Mary Poppins, and The Sound of Music, just to name a few became instant hits both on stage and screen.

Making its debut in Broadway in 1964 was a very different kind of musical named FIDDLER ON THE ROOF.

From the beginning, no one had wanted to adapt such a story and were worried that it would be “too Jewish” to attract a mainstream audience. Against all the odds, this musical became one of the successful and popular musicals in history, the first musical ever to exceed 3,000 performances and one of the longest running Broadway shows in history. It’s timeless story has made it a classic. Continue reading FIDDLER ON THE ROOF @ PRINCESS THEATRE